Brian William Barnes was a professional golfer. He won 9 times on the European Tour between 1972 and 1981 and twice won the Senior British Open. Barnes played in 6 consecutive Ryder Cup matches from 1969 to 1979. He was noted for having beaten Jack Nicklaus twice in one day in singles match play, during the 1975 Ryder Cup on 21 September, winning 4&2 in the morning round and 2&1 in the afternoon session.
|Full name:||Brian William Barnes|
|Born:||June 3, 1945, Addington, Surrey, England|
|Died:||September 9, 2019, West Sussex, England|
|Residence:||Storrington, Sussex, England|
|Former tour(s):||European Tour, European Seniors Tour, Champions Tour|
|PGA Tour Champions:||1|
|European Senior Tour:||2|
|Masters Tournament:||CUT: 1972, 1973|
|The Open Championship:||5th: 1972|
|European Seniors Tour, Order of Merit winner:||1995|
About Brian Barnes
Formerly a player on the European Tour, perhaps best known for beating the great Jack Nicklaus twice in one day in match play at the 1975 Ryder Cup.
He went to Millfield School in Somerset.
He competed internationally for Scotland.
His father was secretary at Burnham and Berrow Golf Clubs and taught Brian to play golf.
His 1975 Ryder Cup victories over Jack Nicklaus were 4&2 and 2&1.
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- Ryder Cup competitors for Europe
- People educated at Millfield
- Scottish male golfers
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